Apr 22, 2013 8:00am PDT
and a house committee is set to look whether or not it should actually continue. chief correspondent jim angle is live in washington with more. hi, jim. >> reporter: hello, jenna. what started out as an effort to by ronald reagan to help people in rural areas to have a phone in case of emergencies what critics suspect is a new welfare program, listen. >> the cost has gone from $143 million a few years ago, to $2.2 billion today, a 15 times increase. >> reporter: now the cost of the program lept after cell phones were added in 2008. only those on low income programs such as welfare and food stamps legally qualify. but lawmakers say the program is out of control. >> i got a solicitation for a free phone at my apartment which is certainly not in a building where you're going to have people who are qualified for free phones. there is clearly money being wasted here. >> the fcc said in a recent year there were 270,000 beneficiaries that had more than one of these subsidized cell phones that is completely against the law right there. >> reporter: now funded by a small tax on all phone bills you can
Apr 17, 2013 10:00am PDT
, this is just photographer jim goff walking along the crowded sidewalk. and lord & taylor, in the hours following this investigation, officials went into the buildings and businesses to collect surveillance video from around the time of the marathon and obviously, the time of the blast to try and glean any evidence that would lead to a suspect. we've got the good news that there could be a suspect and possibly this video that you're watching right now, that's my shoulder, if you notice and jim following me, that big sign is just someone who came up with the bright idea. >> megyn: fox news alert and now it is being told to fox news to a fox news reporter that indeed an arrest has been made, na indeed an arrest has been made and in part we're told based possibly on video from a news station. don't go away. [ male announcer ] hunt...farm...or trail... polaris has what you wan legdary atvs led by the powerful sportsman 850 ho. value-minded side-by-sides featuring the new ranger 800 midsize. and full-size workhorses including the all-new, class-leading, 60-horsepower, ranger xp 900. polaris.